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Financial Institutions Regulation: 2020 Foresight, not 20/20 Hindsight
K&L Gates
1601 K Street NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20006
United States
Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT
Category: Events

 

Far too often, financial institutions regulation focuses on what happened in the last crisis.  NCUA Board Member Todd M. Harper has a different view.  He believes prudential regulation should be risk focused and forward looking.  Come hear him speak on the need for regulatory independence, consumer financial protection, and the emerging risks to the financial services sector.

Speaker: 

 

 The Honorable Todd M. Harper, NCUA Board Member







Date:
Tuesday, September 10, 2019  
Time: 12:00 - 1:30 pm 
Location:  K&L Gates, 1601 K Street NW, Washington DC 20006
Metro: Farragut West and McPherson Square
  

Cost:
WHF Member - Retired/Student/Associate Member: $25.00
WHF Member - Government/Academic/Public Sector Member: $35.00
WHF Member - Private Sector Member: $40.00
Non Member: $60.00 

Register Here

Speaker Bio:

Todd M. Harper was nominated to serve on the NCUA Board on February 6, 2019. The U.S. Senate confirmed him on March 14, 2019, and he was sworn in as a member of the NCUA Board on April 8, 2019.

Prior to joining the NCUA Board, Mr. Harper served as director of the agency’s Office of Public and Congressional Affairs and chief policy advisor to former Chairman Debbie Matz and Rick Metsger. He is the first member of the NCUA staff to become an NCUA Board Member.

Mr. Harper previously worked for the U.S. House of Representatives as staff director for the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government-Sponsored Enterprises and as legislative director and senior legislative assistant to former Rep. Paul Kanjorski (D-Pennsylvania). In these roles, he contributed to every major financial services law from the enactment of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Financial Services Modernization Act in 1999 through the passage of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act in 2010.

During the Great Recession, Mr. Harper coordinated the first congressional hearing to explore the creation of a Temporary Corporate Credit Union Stabilization Fund. He also spearheaded staff efforts in the U.S. House to secure enactment of a law to lower the costs of managing both the Corporate Stabilization Fund and the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund.

Mr. Harper led staff negotiations over several sections of the Dodd-Frank Act, including the Kanjorski amendment to empower regulators to preemptively rein in and break up “too-big-to-fail” institutions and proposals to enhance the powers of the Securities and Exchange Commission.  He also developed the legislative framework for the bill that created the Federal Insurance Office to monitor domestic and international insurance issues.

Mr. Harper holds an undergraduate degree in business analysis from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and a graduate degree in public policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.